Calabash/Capybara Interactive Mode

Calabash and Capybara are both Ruby frameworks for automating UI testing. For anyone who doesn’t know/is new to this thing, Ruby is an interpreted language. Anyone who has Ruby installed can just open up a terminal window and type irb and they will be put into an interactive Ruby console. This is wonderful because it…

Windows Capybara Setup

When our managers decided to use Calaba.sh for our Android/iOS UI Automation, they really chose to use Cucumber for the Android/iOS and Web products. This just happened to mean Calaba.sh and Capybara. The theory behind this is that Cucumber’s syntax is all nice and pretty, easy to understand because it uses natural language. However, Cucumber…

Calabash – Getting Setup

I’ve always been quite a fan of using the recommended technologies when developing in different platforms. In iOS you learn Objective-C and you use Java for Android. By using the recommended technologies you can usually get more support and understanding of what you’re doing. The more abstract your development becomes, the more difficult things can…